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Crane Operator Overhead Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,308 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,259

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crane Operator Overhead is $62,308 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Crane Operator Overhead is between $45,385 and $76,382. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Crane Operator Overhead. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane (cab- or ground-controlled) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket.
  • Observes load hookup and ascertains safety of load.
  • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
Crane Operator Overhead Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 43,660

Estimated population of Crane Operator Overhead jobs: 1,841

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,232
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Crane Operator Overhead Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Gauer Bar or Tishken Edging Line Operator/helper- Steel Service Center
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
M D METALS INC
Use a forklift or overhead crane to load and unload edged coil and cut-to-length bundles * Clean ... Forklift operator certification prefered * Trained to use all banding tools prefered Skills
Industrial Field Service Technician - Chicago, IL
May 1
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Hoosier Crane Service Company
Prior overhead crane and hoist operator experience * Ability to recognize and assist with sales opportunities while on service calls * OSHA Safety training experience Safety is a priority at Hoosier ...
MACHINE OPERATOR BAR SAW
Mar 21
Addison, IL, USA
Metals & Services Company
SAW OPERATOR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CUTTING MATERIAL AS PER JOB SPECIFICATION AND STAGING MATERIAL ... ABILITY TO USE OVERHEAD CRANE AND OTHER EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO FILL ORDERS. *ABILITY TO USE TAPE ...
Production Operator
Mar 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Finkl Steel
Learn to operate an overhead crane and forklift * Maintain the work area and keep in clean * Adhere ... Experience operating overhead cranes and/or forklifts a plus, but not required * Ability to handle ...
Machine Operator
May 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
... Machine Operators on 1st and 2nd shift. This is a long-term position that offers growth and ... Operate saw using overhead crane & vertical band saws. Requirements: * Must have experience working ...
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